S. 233 - Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015

Labor and employment. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015

S. 233 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.
Other Titles
  • Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015
  • Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative remedies
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Labor
  • Employee leave
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Labor standards
  • Labor-management relations
  • Wages and earnings
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2015
1/22/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
1/22/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $55,300 Against $50,095
  2. January - February 2011 For $75,300 Against $371,625
  3. March - April 2011 For $248,102 Against $625,867
  4. May - June 2011 For $236,283 Against $913,705
  5. July - August 2011 For $98,104 Against $378,814
  6. September - October 2011 For $301,549 Against $1,070,838
  7. November - December 2011 For $249,985 Against $1,180,590
  8. January - February 2012 For $173,990 Against $755,924
  9. March - April 2012 For $243,053 Against $1,298,034
  10. May - June 2012 For $298,033 Against $1,612,959
  11. July - August 2012 For $247,539 Against $1,527,810
  12. September - October 2012 For $490,824 Against $3,541,790
  13. November - December 2012 For $41,116 Against $259,771
  14. January - February 2013 For $78,065 Against $145,528
  15. March - April 2013 For $304,316 Against $405,816
  16. May - June 2013 For $296,343 Against $429,276
  17. July - August 2013 For $137,252 Against $192,055
  18. September - October 2013 For $215,260 Against $246,877
  19. November - December 2013 For $214,354 Against $300,553
  20. January - February 2014 For $97,690 Against $137,408
  21. March - April 2014 For $403,068 Against $353,344
  22. May - June 2014 For $294,473 Against $544,541
  23. July - August 2014 For $184,695 Against $369,933
  24. September - October 2014 For $577,095 Against $859,421
  25. November - December 2014 For $85,506 Against $102,111
  26. January - February 2015 For $153,924 Against $168,118
  27. March - April 2015 For $242,205 Against $366,309
  28. May - June 2015 For $166,167 Against $357,212
  29. July - August 2015 For $72,414 Against $236,214
  30. September - October 2015 For $152,964 Against $393,942
  31. November - December 2015 For $155,754 Against $364,690
  32. January - February 2016 For $79,896 Against $212,314
  33. March - April 2016 For $267,258 Against $347,272
  34. May - June 2016 For $231,835 Against $569,947
  35. July - August 2016 For $230,950 Against $361,735
  36. September - October 2016 For $193,750 Against $308,950
  37. November - December 2016 For $11,695 Against $15,110

Votes

    3 Organizations Supported and 38 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015

    3 organizations supported this bill

    Associated Builders and Contractors
    Burr, Geoffrey (2015, February 19). ABC Letter in Support of Working Families Flexibility Act - H.R. 465. Retrieved March 16, 2015, from Associated Builders & Contractors.
    Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
    Kerrigan, Karen (2015, March 12). S.233: Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015. Retrieved March 16, 2015, from SBE Council.
    Society for Human Resource Management
    Society for Human Resource Management (n.d.). Urge Congress to Support Comp Time Bill. Retrieved January 30, 2015, from SHRM.

    38 organizations opposed this bill

    9to5
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    A Better Balance
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    AFL-CIO
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    American Association of University Women
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Association of University Centers on Disabilities
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Center for Effective Government
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Center for Law and Social Policy
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Coalition of Labor Union Women
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Coalition on Human Needs
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Communications Workers of America
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Demos
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Economic Policy Institute
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society of San Francisco
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Family Values @ Work (FV@W)
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Institute for Science and Human Values
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Interfaith Worker Justice
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Jobs With Justice
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    labor project for working families
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Legal Voice
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    MomsRising
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Center for Lesbian Rights
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Council of Jewish Women
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Council of La Raza
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Domestic Workers Alliance
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Employment Law Project
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Employment Lawyers Association
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Organization for Women
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    National Partnership for Women & Families
    Douglas, Genevieve (2015, February 4). Will Paid Leave Laws Gain Traction Through the 2016 Budget?. Bloomberg BNA HR and Payroll Blog. Retrieved February 24, 2015, from http://www.bna.com/paid-leave-laws-b17179922761/.
    National Women's Law Center
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Public Justice Center
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    USAction
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    Women Employed
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
    YWCA USA
    undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$36,378$35,400
    Kelly AyotteRNH$107,960$72,864
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$104,068$1,782,455
    John BarrassoRWY$34,500$2,250
    Michael F. BennetDCO$156,853$757,002
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$41,212$82,750
    Roy BluntRMO$68,241$125,680
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$184,055$256,376
    John BoozmanRAR$22,635$2,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$9,450$11,147
    Sherrod BrownDOH$104,992$1,151,965
    Richard BurrRNC$81,866$15,200
    Maria CantwellDWA$84,780$120,548
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$58,154$66,250
    Ben CardinDMD$42,650$141,200
    Tom CarperDDE$29,995$44,550
    Bob CaseyDPA$52,150$213,887
    Bill CassidyRLA$88,350$20,299
    Daniel CoatsRIN$15,100$500
    William Thad CochranRMS$31,300$20,600
    Susan M. CollinsRME$63,850$57,400
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,500$112,329
    Bob CorkerRTN$63,123$62,066
    John CornynRTX$74,092$20,750
    Tom CottonRAR$83,120$15,167
    Mike CrapoRID$36,000$6,250
    Ted CruzRTX$164,701$7,800
    Steve DainesRMT$73,348$3,250
    Joe DonnellyDIN$35,525$139,619
    Dick DurbinDIL$76,607$131,095
    Mike EnziRWY$20,150$2,700
    Joni ErnstRIA$31,349$13,450
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$27,710$281,531
    Deb FischerRNE$25,675$24,250
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$60,650$10,800
    Al FrankenDMN$89,179$315,885
    Cory GardnerRCO$108,722$2,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$141,133$857,395
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$81,080$30,240
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,541$16,060
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$139,860$36,800
    Martin HeinrichDNM$67,545$242,273
    Heidi HeitkampDND$28,200$307,481
    Dean HellerRNV$73,496$6,500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,462$600,014
    John HoevenRND$18,866$4,910
    Jim InhofeROK$23,725$12,750
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$67,350$20,300
    Ron JohnsonRWI$81,770$28,960
    Tim KaineDVA$330,911$909,026
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$31,419$70,932
    Mark KirkRIL$92,475$34,101
    Amy KlobucharDMN$43,498$340,600
    James LankfordROK$60,150$39,986
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$11,540$96,440
    Mike LeeRUT$26,920$9,900
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$69,625
    Ed MarkeyDMA$154,570$357,892
    John McCainRAZ$120,748$51,258
    Claire McCaskillDMO$131,449$1,504,668
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$137,398$54,225
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$155,750$155,250
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,800$163,875
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,600$14,100
    Jerry MoranRKS$28,000$19,500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,267$19,883
    Chris MurphyDCT$152,127$385,339
    Patty MurrayDWA$77,119$724,225
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$93,039$175,443
    Rand PaulRKY$47,839$11,696
    David PerdueRGA$86,650$28,650
    Gary C. PetersDMI$97,326$624,088
    Rob PortmanROH$173,811$52,470
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,100$34,350
    Harry ReidDNV$35,449$17,617
    Jim RischRID$30,250$5,650
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$47,300$12,664
    Mike RoundsRSD$46,100$30,504
    Marco RubioRFL$217,712$24,575
    Bernie SandersIVT$20,550$369,240
    Ben SasseRNE$40,150$14,300
    Brian SchatzDHI$81,414$211,699
    Chuck SchumerDNY$136,900$203,421
    Tim ScottRSC$88,600$39,627
    Jeff SessionsRAL$13,750$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$86,859$1,022,900
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$31,050$1,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$65,354$510,197
    Dan SullivanRAK$91,159$3,600
    Jon TesterDMT$87,311$406,917
    John ThuneRSD$69,672$14,570
    Thom TillisRNC$178,243$5,104
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$130,457$88,797
    Tom UdallDNM$76,130$143,064
    David VitterRLA$9,250$4,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$189,825$135,414
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$292,696$3,647,161
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,483$59,507
    Roger F. WickerRMS$22,544$2,850
    Ron WydenDOR$42,375$161,150

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$36,378$35,400
    Kelly AyotteRNH$107,960$72,864
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$104,068$1,782,455
    John BarrassoRWY$34,500$2,250
    Michael F. BennetDCO$156,853$757,002
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$41,212$82,750
    Roy BluntRMO$68,241$125,680
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$184,055$256,376
    John BoozmanRAR$22,635$2,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$9,450$11,147
    Sherrod BrownDOH$104,992$1,151,965
    Richard BurrRNC$81,866$15,200
    Maria CantwellDWA$84,780$120,548
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$58,154$66,250
    Ben CardinDMD$42,650$141,200
    Tom CarperDDE$29,995$44,550
    Bob CaseyDPA$52,150$213,887
    Bill CassidyRLA$88,350$20,299
    Daniel CoatsRIN$15,100$500
    William Thad CochranRMS$31,300$20,600
    Susan M. CollinsRME$63,850$57,400
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,500$112,329
    Bob CorkerRTN$63,123$62,066
    John CornynRTX$74,092$20,750
    Tom CottonRAR$83,120$15,167
    Mike CrapoRID$36,000$6,250
    Ted CruzRTX$164,701$7,800
    Steve DainesRMT$73,348$3,250
    Joe DonnellyDIN$35,525$139,619
    Dick DurbinDIL$76,607$131,095
    Mike EnziRWY$20,150$2,700
    Joni ErnstRIA$31,349$13,450
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$27,710$281,531
    Deb FischerRNE$25,675$24,250
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$60,650$10,800
    Al FrankenDMN$89,179$315,885
    Cory GardnerRCO$108,722$2,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$141,133$857,395
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$81,080$30,240
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,541$16,060
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$139,860$36,800
    Martin HeinrichDNM$67,545$242,273
    Heidi HeitkampDND$28,200$307,481
    Dean HellerRNV$73,496$6,500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,462$600,014
    John HoevenRND$18,866$4,910
    Jim InhofeROK$23,725$12,750
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$67,350$20,300
    Ron JohnsonRWI$81,770$28,960
    Tim KaineDVA$330,911$909,026
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$31,419$70,932
    Mark KirkRIL$92,475$34,101
    Amy KlobucharDMN$43,498$340,600
    James LankfordROK$60,150$39,986
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$11,540$96,440
    Mike LeeRUT$26,920$9,900
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$69,625
    Ed MarkeyDMA$154,570$357,892
    John McCainRAZ$120,748$51,258
    Claire McCaskillDMO$131,449$1,504,668
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$137,398$54,225
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$155,750$155,250
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,800$163,875
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,600$14,100
    Jerry MoranRKS$28,000$19,500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,267$19,883
    Chris MurphyDCT$152,127$385,339
    Patty MurrayDWA$77,119$724,225
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$93,039$175,443
    Rand PaulRKY$47,839$11,696
    David PerdueRGA$86,650$28,650
    Gary C. PetersDMI$97,326$624,088
    Rob PortmanROH$173,811$52,470
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,100$34,350
    Harry ReidDNV$35,449$17,617
    Jim RischRID$30,250$5,650
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$47,300$12,664
    Mike RoundsRSD$46,100$30,504
    Marco RubioRFL$217,712$24,575
    Bernie SandersIVT$20,550$369,240
    Ben SasseRNE$40,150$14,300
    Brian SchatzDHI$81,414$211,699
    Chuck SchumerDNY$136,900$203,421
    Tim ScottRSC$88,600$39,627
    Jeff SessionsRAL$13,750$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$86,859$1,022,900
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$31,050$1,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$65,354$510,197
    Dan SullivanRAK$91,159$3,600
    Jon TesterDMT$87,311$406,917
    John ThuneRSD$69,672$14,570
    Thom TillisRNC$178,243$5,104
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$130,457$88,797
    Tom UdallDNM$76,130$143,064
    David VitterRLA$9,250$4,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$189,825$135,414
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$292,696$3,647,161
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,483$59,507
    Roger F. WickerRMS$22,544$2,850
    Ron WydenDOR$42,375$161,150

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Business services$6,782,239
    Builders associations$431,550
    Small business associations$392,318

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$8,250,935
    Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
    Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
    Welfare & Social Work$587,558
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    State & local govt employee unions$455,196
    Food service & related unions$426,079
    Communications & hi-tech unions$341,900
    Automotive Manufacturing union$294,232
    Labor Unions$197,000
    Other unions$121,500
    Human Rights$45,000
    Consumer groups$750
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